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Gorski
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LI battery problems in Mitsubishi vehicles.
Gorski   4/4/2013 9:38:46 PM
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It seems that everyone is having problems with these batteries at the same time. If this is new technology why wasn't it tested more rigourusly in the lab and test beds? Is this a case where sales said 'We have to be first and damn the torpedoes of failure."

bobjengr
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Re: Definitely not good news
bobjengr   4/5/2013 12:06:36 PM
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Many thanks Charles for the explanation.  These systems are significantly more complex than I had envisioned.  Again, great post--good information.  Bob

Charles Murray
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Re: LI battery problems in Mitsubishi vehicles.
Charles Murray   4/10/2013 7:02:45 PM
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I think that engineers have repeatedly underestimated the dangers of lithium-ion, Gorksi. Fifteen years ago, I interviewed Donald Sadoway of MIT and he predicted (in 1998) that engineers would need to be very, very careful with this chemistry, or it would cause problems. It now appears he was right.

Stuart21
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Re: Definitely not good news
Stuart21   9/23/2013 1:29:04 PM
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But it had something to do with the battery -

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